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Bikram Yoga Training

Their specialized yoga teacher training intensive produces instructors who strictly follow their exact policies. The series of asanas have been copyrighted by Bikram Choudhury, so deviance from the series is strictly forbidden, and there is also a reputation for instructors to be rather draconian.

Yoga Teacher Training – Meditation and Concentration

Many Yoga instructors skim over meditation, which is the most rewarding part of a class. There are many reasons for this. Among these reasons is a belief that students cannot become relaxed. With technology as it is, are Yoga students going through withdrawal, when they unplug themselves from electronic devices?

How to Enter a Meditative State Without Falling Asleep

Some Yoga schools have strict guidelines to prevent students from meditating in a supine position. Many Yoga certification courses often discourage interns from meditating in Savasana. Although, It has been said, by some, that everyone meditates involuntarily, at night, when they sleep.

Yoga Training and Cultivating Compassion for Others

Each Yoga teacher training intensive offers something unique. Due to what is perceived as the most important factor in teaching, Yoga schools have their interns focus on various aspects. Is fitness, therapeutic application, student safety, or compassion the most important factor in teaching Yogic practices? Chances are, you feel it should be a combination of these ingredients and you realize that no two Yoga instructors are alike.

Yoga Techniques for Spinal Stenosis

Yoga training as an intervention for spinal stenosis, is so effective that in February 2011, Dr. Anand Gandhi, a physician at the Laser Spine Institute in Scottsdale, AZ, published an article on “Yoga and the Aging Spine,” detailing the benefits of Yoga therapy for an aging spine as it "promotes a full range of motion, restores flexibility, and improves circulation."

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